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Education, English, Drama and the Arts: Employability


Become a highly employable graduate

Studying Education, English, Drama and the Arts at Cambridge will equip you with the skills you need to become a highly employable graduate.

The Cambridge Careers Service provides exceptional support for all Cambridge students throughout their studies, and even after they graduate. Their website provides detailed information about all career sectors and tips about how to break into these sectors.

Successful careers

Education graduates go on to a variety of successful careers and many choose to pursue further study. Graduates from Education, English, Drama and the Arts might be particularly interested in the following careers/sectors:

  • Arts, Culture and Heritage
  • NGOs
  • Working in the charity sector
  • Media
  • Public policy
  • Public affairs
  • Social enterprise
  • Further study and academia
  • Teaching

Exclusive careers events

The Careers Service runs a number of events exclusively for Cambridge students, giving students the opportunity to develop their employability skills and meet potential employers:

  • Graduate Schemes and Internships Event
  • Careers in Creative Industries Event
  • Work to Change the World Event
  • Skills and briefing sessions
  • Careers panels and talks (e.g. Careers Briefing: ‘I don’t want to work in the City!’)
  • Employer-led skills sessions (e.g. sessions on how to tackle Assessment Centres for careers in the not-for-profit sector)